Rami Apelian, MD, MPH, FAES

Dr. Rami Apelian is a multiple-board-certified neurologist based in Arcadia, California. Over the past fourteen years in private practice, Dr. Apelian has specialized in diagnosing and treating a number of neurological disorders with particular interests in epilepsy and headache disorders. He provides effective treatment by utilizing a cutting-edge approach for patients suffering from a wide array of neurological disorders. As a highly sought-after physician leader, Dr. Apelian has served on the Board for Louisiana State Medical Society, Armenian American Medical Society, and as a Delegate to the American Medical Association.

Dr. Apelian received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. Concurrently, he obtained a Master of Public Health with a focus in Health Systems Management. Dr. Apelian completed residency at the University of Southern California / LAC + USC Medical Center and thereafter, a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology in 2010.  He was named Chief Resident for one year by the faculty.  He is board-certified in Neurology, Epilepsy, and Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and will be sitting for the Headache Medicine specialty exam offered by the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties in October 2020.  Dr. Apelian is a Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society for his professional accomplishment and deep commitment to the field of epilepsy.  He is certified by the American Society of Neuroimaging in Neurosonology and has specialized training in programming Vagus Nerve Stimulators, Deep Brain Stimulators, Responsive Neurostimulators, and Peripheral Nerve Stimulators.

Fluency in Spanish, Arabic, and Armenian